Succinic Acid, also known as Butanedioic Acid and Tartaric Acid, is a white crystalline solid with a sour taste. It is a naturally occurring acid found in citrus fruits and other plants, and is commonly used as a food additive and preservative in the food industry. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry as a starting material for synthesizing various drugs, and in the production of polyester polymers.
When rubber is exposed to Succinic Acid, it can cause the rubber to swell and become brittle. This can lead to cracking, softening, and the eventual breakdown of the rubber material. Additionally, the acid can corrode the metal components found in rubber seals, leading to further failures.
Fluorosilicone o-rings are a hybrid of silicone and FKM resulting in great jet fuel resistance with high and low temperature performance. Also widely used in semiconductor Ashing equipment with strong resistance to oxygen plasma, FVMQ fluorosilicone o-rings also feature excellent flexibility, compression resistance, aging and sunlight resistance, and overall wide range of basic chemical resistance.
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